Don’t wait for Windows 8

07. February 2012 Uncategorized 0
***Rhys Evans, National Practice Manager – Enterprise Information Systems, TD*** It may be tempting to leap from XP to Windows 8, but the devil’s in the detail. [![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/win7.jpg “win7”)](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/?attachment_id=975) Windows XP is 10 years old, yet a substantial number of businesses are still using it. They’re not really at fault. Upgrading to Windows Vista was ...

IT disaster recovery that’s fit for purpose

05. December 2011 Uncategorized 0
*David Danher – Principal Consultant, Data Management Consulting, TD* The Macmillian Dictionary defines the term “fit for purpose”, as something being “good enough to do the job it was designed to do”. With the lack of Disaster Recovery (DR) standards, how can we measure if an IT DR programme is good enough to do the ...

IT disaster recovery that’s fit for purpose

05. December 2011 Uncategorized 0
*David Danher – Principal Consultant, Data Management Consulting, TD* The Macmillian Dictionary defines the term “fit for purpose”, as something being “good enough to do the job it was designed to do”. With the lack of Disaster Recovery (DR) standards, how can we measure if an IT DR programme is good enough to do the ...

TD Tribute to Steve Jobs

06. October 2011 Uncategorized 0
![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/steve_j-300×273.png “steve_j”)Remembering Steve Jobs 1955 – 2011 [dropcap]T[/dropcap] oday’s news of the death of Apple icon Steve Jobs comes as a shock not just to the technology industry but to the whole world. We here at Thomas Duryea would like to pay our respects to Steve as a great visionary, leader and entrepeneur – who ...

Why and how you should implement BYO Computing

28. September 2011 Uncategorized 0
***Rhys Evans, National Practice Manager – Enterprise Information Systems, TD *** Most CIOs realise that the push from employees to bring their own devices to the enterprise table is a trend that’s here to stay. With wave upon wave of new, consumer devices coming into the enterprise in the hands of employees, the question ‘How ...

CEO Andrew Thomas gets ready for Australasian Safari

22. September 2011 Uncategorized 0
  ![The bike CEO Andrew Thomas will be riding in this week’s Australasian Safari.](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/bike.jpg)The bike CEO Andrew Thomas will be riding in this week’s Australasian Safari. Thomas Duryea’s CEO, Andrew Thomas has this week landed in WA to participate in The Australasian Safari – seven tough days and 2000km of motorsport endurance, the ultimate off-road ...

How to get Cloud Computing working for you

14. September 2011 Uncategorized 0
[![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/cloud-575×440.jpg “cloud”)](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/getting-cloud-computing-working-for-you-582/cloud-2/)***Nick McMenemy, Cloud Solutions Specialist, TD*** For many businesses, the benefits of cloud computing have made it a no-brainer. The cost savings of its ‘pay-per-use’ model, the elimination of capital investment and the ability to scale on-demand make it the most economically desirable computing infrastructure on the market. But a significant number of businesses, ...

EMC World 2011 Review

***Michael Reynolds, Senior System Engineer, TD*** I’ve just returned from the fabulous Las Vegas where this year’s EMC World conference was held. All I can think of to summarise this entire experience is WOW! EMC World 2011 was the biggest EMC World ever, with over 10,000 attendees and more than 100 exhibitors and sponsors. Keynote ...

Leave Your Users To Their Own Devices

***Dan Wimpress, Solution Architect, Thomas Duryea*** There has been much talk recently concerning the concepts of the “consumerisation” of IT and the increasingly popular BYOC (Bring your own computer). My recent trip to San Francisco for Citrix Synergy has certainly brought clarity in my mind as to the validity and reality of these concepts and ...